In the First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies Course, you will become knowledgeable and confident in how to respond to an opioid poisoning emergency, including how to administer nasal naloxone. You will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid poisoning, what naloxone is and how naloxone works to reverse an opioid poisoning. This free training will show you how opioids affect the body and explore ways to reduce the influence of stigma around opioid poisoning.
You will receive a free nasal naloxone kit upon completion of the course.
This course is designed for:
Anyone 16 years of age and older who wants to learn first aid skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize and respond to an opioid poisoning emergency.
This free course has no prerequisites, and it is an online self-directed course, meaning you learn at your own pace by working through the training materials independently online. Duration: approximately 60 minutes, depending on the individual.
* IMPORTANT: If you live in Quebec, you will be given a link at the end of the course to find out where you can access naloxone kits in your area. You must also use the link if you are a current CRC staff member or volunteer.